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People

Total Population 2,210
Male Share of the Population 45.3%
Female Share of the Population 54.7%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,099
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,563
% Above Poverty Level 88.6%
% Below Poverty Level 11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,072
Median House Value $195,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 17.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Colfax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NE of Roseville, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles NE of Sacramento, California
County Placer
Standard Zip Codes 95713
Phone Area Codes 530
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -120.952

Colfax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLFAX
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station GRASS VALLEY NO 2
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 55 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station DOBBINS 1 S
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 56 to 93 F
Oct Temp 44 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Colfax, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cape Horn (95713)

Eden Valley (95713)

Iowa Hill (95713)

Shady Glen (95713)

Yankee Jims (95713)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 13,785 $73,826
Grass Valley 12,855 $38,269
Lincoln 45,038 $80,705
Loomis 6,648 $95,875
Nevada City 3,101 $51,910

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Colfax High Schools

COLFAX HIGH
24995 BEN TAYLOR ROAD
530-346-2284
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 973 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24

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